Jay-Z Tapped To Headline Free Festival in UK; 100,000 Expected

(AllHipHop News) Rap superstar Jay-Z will treat to fans a free concert this summer in the UK.

Jay-Z will headline Radio 1's Hackney Weekend, which takes place in Hackney Marshes.

The show, which is expected to draw over 100,000 people, will also feature performances from Tinie Tempah, Florence and The Machine, Leona Lewis, Flo Rida, will.I.am.,
Professor Green and others.

The tickets are being given away by Radio 1, in what is the biggest concert ever organized by the UK-based company.

In total, over 100 artists from around the world will perform on six stages during the Radio 1 Hackney Weekend, which takes place on June 24.

More artists will be announced in the coming weeks, while tickets will be given away beginning on Monday, March 19.